George Coetzee and Dean Burmester, who have five European Tour wins between them, return to Southern Africa this week to star in the Investec Royal Swazi Open at the Royal Swazi Spa Country Club.
Cape local Peter Karmis used home comforts to soar into the early lead at the Cape Town Open presented by Sun International on Thursday, writes WADE PRETORIUS at King David Mowbray.
There has been no successful title-defence by any player this season, and Peter Karmis will head into this week’s Sun Sibaya Challenge at Mount Edgecombe Country Club not only hoping to become the first to achieve such a feat this season, but also to make it three victories to his name this season.
Peter Karmis put up the fight of his life to win his second title of the 2017-18 Sunshine Tour season when he defeated a rejuvenated Jake Roos on the first playoff hole of the 54-hole R750,000 Sun City Challenge on Friday.
Peter Karmis eagled the 18th at Mount Edgecombe Country Club on Friday for a round of 67 and a two-stroke victory at the Sun Sibaya Challenge. The 35-year-old found the middle of the green at the par-five 18th after a superb approach from the short grass, then drilled his 20-foot putt home for an eagle three and a total of… Read more →
Oliver Bekker carded a bogey-free 10-under-par 62 on Course 2 at Mount Edgecombe Country Club to take a one-stroke lead into the final day of the Sun Sibaya Challenge. Bekker’s flawless 62 leaves him on 14 under par for the R750,000 tournament, and it’s his best-ever round on tour. ‘Yeah, it’s my best round on tour by two shots. I… Read more →
Le Roux Ferreira and Peter Karmis set alight a rainy Mount Edgecombe Country Club on day one of the Sun Sibaya Challenge, firing nine-under-par 63s in the R750,000 event. Still four shots off Karmis’ Sunshine Tour best of 59 at Royal Swazi Spa Golf Course, the pair of 63s on Mount Edgecombe’s Course 2 sees the two men lead by… Read more →